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  • $129.99 LG Optimus C Now Available for Cricket (Android 2.2)

    There is now another Android phone from Cricket. There are still many reasons to get a flashed phone, but this is a step in the right direction.

    Pricing is after web only discount ($20) and mail in offer ($50).

    Let's compare some specs with the other Android models Cricket currently offers...

    Optimus C vs Huawei Ascend vs Sanyo Zio

    Processor Speed: 600mhz / 600mhz / 600mhz
    Operating System: 2.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 (recently updated)
    Screen Resolution: 480x320 / 480x320 / 800x480
    Screen Size: 3.2" / 3.5" / 3.5"
    Camera Resolution: All 3.2 mp and no LED flash
    Keyboard: All on screen
    Battery Capacity: 1500mah / 1500mah / 1130mah
    Claimed Talk Time: 420 min / 210 min / 360 min
    Claimed Standby Time: 336 hrs / 300 hrs / 312 hrs
    MicroSD Support (up to): 32gb / 16gb / 32gb

    The Optimus C is Cricket's first smartphone from LG. With a 3.2” HVGA touch-screen, WiFi capability, 3G Real Web Browsing, the Optimus has lots of great smartphone features. Cricket’s third Android smartphone includes features like a 3.2MP camera/camcorder, MP3 player/microSD slot, virtual QWERTY keyboard, and more! The Optimus is a fully featured Android smartphone with an Android 2.2 OS and a 600 mhz processor. This smartphone gives customers access to over 100,000 apps on the Android market as well as great Google apps like YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Search and more.

    Phone Features

    Video Phone Yes
    Camera Phone Yes
    Music Player Yes
    Bluetooth Yes
    Mobile Web Yes
    WiFi Access Yes
    Vibrate Alert Yes
    Touch Screen Yes
    3G Yes
    Tri-band Yes
    Smartphone Yes
    Operating System Android 2.2

    Cricket Services Supported

    Text and Picture Messaging Yes
    Real Web Browsing Yes
    MyBackup Yes

    Preloaded Content

    Cricket Storefront Yes
    Demo Games Yes


    Speakerphone Yes
    Voice Activated Dialing Yes
    Stereo Bluetooth Enabled Yes


    SMS Yes
    MMS Yes


    Resolution 3.2 megapixel
    Zoom Yes


    Supported Music Formats AAC, AAC+, WMA, MP3
    Dedicated Music Player Yes


    Removable Memory Format microSD
    Storage Capacity Up to 32GB


    Battery Type Lithium-ion
    Capacity 1500 mAh
    Standby Time Up to 336 hours
    Talk Time Up to 420 minutes


    Calendar, Alarm, Calculator Yes
    Contact Directory Yes

    Physical Characteristics

    Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.57 x 2.22 x 0.625 inches
    Weight (w/standard battery) 5.39 oz
    Keypad Style Onscreen Keyboard
    Form Factor Touch bar
    Headset Jack 3.5mm
    Data Port USB 2.0 (micro)
    Colors Silver

    Main Display

    Resolution 480 x 320
    Screen Type 3.2" HVGA


    Language English/Spanish
    E911 Yes
    TTY / TTD Yes
    HAC Rating M4/T3
    Warranty 1 Year

    Wireless Network Capability

    Technology CDMA
    Mode Tri-Band
    Data Transfer Speed 1x and 3G


    This article was originally published in forum thread: $129.99 LG Optimus C Now Available for Cricket (Android 2.2) started by MCF-News View original post
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